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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME r NUMBER 199 ARE SUBS OFF Siberia To Declare War on Soviet AntiBolsheviki Army REPORT THAT RUSSIAN GRAND DUKES HAVE NOW BEEN EXECUTED semioffi cial Russian newspaper Pravda and Isvestia declare that the pro visional government of Siberia in tends formally to declare war on the Soviet government within a few according to an Ex change Telegraph dispatch from The Omsk Siber ian It is has Informed all neutral and allied powers ofthe establishment of an Independent Siberian Russian one of whom seems to be Nicholas for mer oftmmander in chief of the Russian has been executed by the according to Moscow advices to the Bayerlsche Zeitung of Wont Support entente diplomatic representatives in Russia lieforo leaving Vologda for Kandal nska made known the attitude of their governments Soviet govern according to the Russian news paper as quoted by German They declare that the allies did not desire to maintain any sort of connec tion with the Soviet government so long ae that government was support ing the German junker power on Jlussian soil as was within public the newspaper Great Confusion July commander of the anti Rolshevtki Siberian forces operating against the Bolshevik and Austro derman troops east of Lake lias been forced to retire from the town of on the border be tween Transbaika and Chinese Man for a distance of 10 The people aro fleeing from the town of Manchuria to on the trans Siberian sixty miles to the In describable confusion reigns in that It is reported 1 hat German agents are buying large numbers of cattle in The Chinese to be ignoring the Bolshevik and AustroGerman pris oners who cross the A Sham Power copy of the Vosaische Zeitung of received contains a Stockholm dispatch which says Up to the middle of July the Soviet Authorities at Archangel controlled tho situation but since then En tente troops have arrived to protect the Entente embassies which came from The Soviet government is now only a sham especially as Entente forces have occupied the Solovetskl at the entrance of the Gulf of and are using them as a base for their operations against The strong entente land and sea forces are now moving toward the VETERANSPOLICY NO MORE STRIKES of returned soldiers have declared a policy of no more strikes in es sential Industries during the They affirm that In future Indus trial plants so affected will be manned by returned many of whom are skilled me BEtANDS MESSAGE Expenses Hope That Bitter Rac ial Feeling Will Be Wiped Out v your Henri expostmaster told a crowd which ten dered him a welcome at Jo seph Oe on his return Saturday after four years in ternment in Continu ing Beland said You will be happy if you will do your duty and no one can re proach Your recompense is bound to if not in the next He WM of the fine showing of the FrenchlCanadlans overseas and regret ted thai the part played by the French Canadians tn thiswyar was not fully in the places in the war is esseii XiaV said and we must jiehd our efforts In that I will not attempt to talk I have been out of the country for four years and the situation is not altogeth er clear to But I am hoping that any animosity which may exist in the Dominion between different races or provinces will disappear and that the country will preserve the confed eration welded T Sir John MacDon ald and Sir A small peninsula separates the Gulf of in the bend of which is located the city of Archangel from the Gulf of WANT REINSTATEMENT OF THE TELEGRAPHERS New ment of one thousand Western Union to have discharged for joining or with the Commer cial Telegraphers Union of Amer and the adoption by the gov ernment of an open shop policy In the telegraph simi lar to that adopted for railway is asked of Postmaster General Burleson in a resolution adopted by members of the union here More Tonnage Being Put Out Than Germans Can Sink Now Germans Are Now Engaged in Voluntary and Forced Retreat at Several from French headquarters Sunday Reuters correspondent says The German withdrawal on the Avre extended to FontaineSonsMont Uldier and which is two miles straight of Mont Di dier The enemy is abandoning the whole western bank of the South of Anbvillers and along the heights captured in Uie French attack on July our line has been advanced 500 yards east of includ ing Mill overlooking and the same distance east of Laca pelle and to the Then It runs along the line of fiO and northeast and east of The Germans are now engaged in three retire one involuntary and two Vol all with the view of saving As they are re treating slowly and in good withdrawing in alternate sections flanked by centres of which always are able to put up a cross fire on troops advancing On the Tardenois our troops are closing up to the Vesle east of They have crossed the River a few miles west of The advance to the village Nouvillet jneans on the westefn side Rheims is completely disengaged and that the enemy has renounced the hope of capturing the town by an en Atlantic it stands we have the Uboat said Charles director gerieral of ship here last We are putting out more tonnage now than the Germans can sink and it does not begin to measure up the product that we will be able to send down the ways in a few short PLOTAGW TROIZKY plot against Nikolai the Bol sheviki premier of and Leon minister of has been according to a Moscow dispatch in siche Zeitung off Berlin ROUMANIAN GETS ALLIED APPOINTMENT Havas General former chief of the Roumanian general has been assigned to the command of a Tran sylvaninn legion on the French Ho has been France since last No vember as Roumanian representative in the interallied King Expresses to Editors His Concern for Welfare of The Settlers in the Western Provinces Reuters Ot tawa Canadian editors visited Buckingham Palace Saturday afternoon where they saw their Maj esties and the Princess They were accompanied by Oplbijcil Gallo way and Major Whitmore of the de partment ot The King discussed Canadian affairs with each member of the party and rocallea in cidentn ot his visits to Canada In 1901 and The editors wore much im pressed with the Kings knowledge of the Canadian Buchanans Impression of the Leth bridge U an interview said Any impression which we may have had that democracy and simplic ity did not prevail in the household ot the present monarcha of Great Brit ain was removed when we were given an opportunity of meeting the queen and the Princess Mary at Buck ingham Palace yesterday The party felt ut home from the very moment they stepped into thepres ence of the Royal was stiffnesti whatever about the re Their impressed all with their wide information about affairs and their exceptional knowledge of The king ex pressed to the Western members of the delegation much concern about the reported failure of the crops In cer tain portions of the prairie provinces where the grain was affected badly at this hut ho was pleased to say that the joss in Canada was offset by reports of un unusually good crop in the United The king was very much concerned for the settlers who had suffered from adverse conditions and hoped they would have aseries ot good years The king ex pressed his very high appreciation of the American soldiers and said he con siderod them of a very higfi type remarked about the serious way they were undertaking the job of fighting the enemy Womens Votes In Alberta Queen Mary talked with the Alber ta representatives about womens franchise in the Western provinces and the presence of women in the leg She was greatly pleased know that the women representatives in the legislature took an active part in debates and wore proving to pe competent HOSPIL SHIP SUNK 150 WOUNDED LOST hundred and fifty patients are reported to have been killed by the explosion of a torpedo which sank a ship this The was returning from France and nearmg a home port when the torpedo struck penetrating the ward room where patients were About 100 wounded have been landed at a British coming ashore In what clothes they had on when Subs Sink Vessels Off Coast Nova Scotia and Survivors Arrive A Canadian Atlantic crew of the fishing schooner Nelson of have landed at a Canadian Atlantic reporting that their vessel was sunk by an enemy sub marine off the coast on Saturday of the American tank steamer yesterday one hund red miles off the Virginia revealed the presence of least Germansubmarines on this side of the The second raider has been operating off the of Nova Scotia and nearby waters for several A Canadian Atlantic auxiliary fishing vessel owned Owens Brothers of arrived here last evening and reported that she had been chased by an enemy but that she had made good her thanks to the ap pearance of a large steamer which diverted the attention of the U The captain of the Me Laughlin reports that he saw the submarine chasing the but that he could not see what the final outcome AMERICAN Am SILENCE OF DEAIH All is Ruin anoj Desolation in Cities Retaken by The Allies special by Wil liam Cook from to the Mail and today says Tho silence of death broods over the city of As at Chateau Thierry and ForoEnTardenois all is ruin and The noble trees which lined the VlllersCotterots Road leatiing o Solssons are now prostrate and shorn of their The foliage is discolored by One the western suburbs of the city no longer merits I lie having been razed to the No houses ami scarcely a wall are left It was here that a battalion of Blue Devils entered the As at Chat there were but they did not serve to cover the flight of the German rear being made of charred beams uira soft The allied troops arrived through streets over splintered a debris of household utensils and fur niture shattered by German The cathedral is now a mere skel eton and its towers What is left of Soissons is an underground city formed by collars of what once were French sappers are making u careful of these cellars in which Germans took ref Around Soissons great columns of pierced by tongues of flume mark the site of burning vil lages for the Germans are burning ev erything in their as the Berliner Tageblatt they They have now set fire to vil lages and THE High 73 Low 52 f and erican tank steamer Jenn ings was sunk by a German sub marine yesterday about one hund miles off the Virginia Coast and thirty survivors of the ves sels crew have been brought to Norfolk by a naval the navy department was informed to The captain and one boat containing thirteen members of the crew are Only 25 Miles A Canadian John Sims and his crew of 15 men who were rescued from the schooner Nelson have arrived at reporting their vessel ON PAGE THREE Give Up Fight Against Anti Trust Law and Big Firm Will Dissolve six years battling against the gov ernments contention that it was at combination in restraint of the International ter Company has given up the fight and has agreed to immed iate Announcement was made at the department of justice today that the company will withdraw its ap peal to the supreme court for a decree of the district court that declared It was operating in viola tion of the Sherman antitrust law and ordered tts The appeal from this decision was to have been argued at the next term of the supreme IS CELEBRATED Beginning of Fifth Yeftr Marks Breaking of New Dawn For Allies fourth anni versary of thebeginning of tho war was observed not only ae a day ofprayer and remembrance in churches of alt but also as a day of thanksgiving and The newsof the glorious tri umph of the allied arms at the front has sent a thrill through the whole The newspapers are not forgetful of the nations past but Ticterize the anniversary as marking the turning point of the war and the breaking of a new dawn for the de liverance of the world from the men ace of German lu Hyde as elsewhere through out shrines were erected where thousands laid flowers in mem ory ot the King Queen Mary mem bers of the both houses ot parliament attended special cervices in Mar garets The Archbishop of Canterbury delivered the The congregation included the premiers ot British with other representatives ot the TOTALS 20 Lull in Great Battle Number of Prisoners and Much Supplies Taken in WeekEnd Centre of Hun Stores is Forces Are Cleared Out of Salient and Are Racing for the PURSUIT OF FLEEING ENEMY IS CONTINUING SOME STRONGER RESISTANCE NOW BEING SHOWN GERMANS HAD PREPARED FOR A LONG STAY With the French Army in the Asso dated resistance along the banks of the Aisne and Rivers is growing more stubhorrV Allied patrols which have crossed these rivers have met withthi sternest In the neighborhood of Mulzon on the south side of the the Germans fought fiercely last evening before they were forced The battle was around the Vaules Farm and the On the end line a heavartillery duel going NEW LINE With the French Army in French troops railroad between Mont Didier and Amiens over virtually its entire They occupied all the hills dom inating the valley of the The towns of Morlsel and on opposite sides of the about ten miles north of Mont are still in the hands of the Ger Reuters Ottawa the Crown Prince began his retreat his armies have fallen back twenty miles and lost forty thousand The present German position is nearly a straight line between Soissons The latter town is still surrounded by the enemy on three though the latest successes have relieved the pressure east of the The enernjj requires fewer divisions to this lino than if he retreated across the Aisne whose many windings would necessitate large bodies of troops to defend The would be most dangerous in the rear of abeaten and indications are that the enemy will continue his retirement north of thei Aisne as even this natural rampart has been jeopardized by French bridgeheads at Soissons and its the latter com manding the whole sharp bend of the river east of the was a lull in the battle along the Soissons Rheims front last night and the breathing spell extended into this The Gernyans are be ing favored by the weather condi tions which have transformed the Vesle River banks into swamps and and they are mak ing a stiffer stand than was TAKE FISHES August Ger manys great storehouse on the AisneMarne battlefront taken by FrancoAmerican The French also have crossed the Vesle at several TURN FLANKS flanks of the German forces between Rheims and Soissons appear to have been The French have forced a crossing of the Vesle river west of PURSUIT CONTINUES allied pur suit of the Germans ac cording to latest reports receiv ed Only a few enemy troops remain south of the River says the Havas Agency today in reviewing the French patrols have crossed the Vesle at Bazoches and west and east of Allied troops hold the entire southern bank of the be tween Fismes and Stub born resistance Is being made by and Bavarian guards between Mulzon and ut they were forced suffering heavy Both banks of the Vesle now are under heavy artil lery fire from the opposing arm GERMAN PLANS The it will stop at an Intermediate point1 between the Vesle and the but wobably they will net attempt a definite halt the Aisne is i The enemy has suffered serious losses In men and Enemy dead are scattered along aJJ ing roads to the A large number of platforms for 380 milli metre guns haye been found In the old Marne further indicat Ing that the Germans intended to stay The question Is being in Paris whether the German with drawal north does not indicate a change In German in order r to obtain effectives for a new of fensive It is also asked if the retiring movement will not end an effective withdrawal similar to that on Somme in MUCH BOOTY day adds to the booty captured by the It will be impossible to take full stock far some time but the booty includes a considerable number of 77millimetre guns many them found in the depths of the woods of Arcy and Tournelte and the forest of The number of 77 millimetre shells salvaged up to the present totals 500 CANNON TAKEN Agency Mangins army captur ed 500 cannon and 500 trench mortars during the fighting along the River Crlse last says the Petit CONTINUED ON PAOB 4 PEOPLE ASKED TO Appeal For Use of Only One and Half Pounds Per Person A Month of in Reduction household consumption of sugar Canada to a ration of one and gno half pounds a person a month for per sonal is required by tUe Canada Food Board in a statement Just The utmost conservation s urged in addition to the restrictions now in force upon all manufacturers who use Householders are also asked to use yeljow sugar instead Of the granulated product wherevar because in order to get the most efficient economic results from the refining of it is necessary that about thirty per cent of yellow be produced by the The food boards appeal is a result of a conference of t national Sugar Commission up review of the raw sugar situ balance ot on huntl aft lies M ;